4.2 miles
Distance
698 ft
Climb
-1,872 ft
Descent
00:42:45
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North Vail
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer & early fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #45770 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Fast and flowy single track. Pine, aspen, and grasslands sections with nice viewpoints of the Vail Valley. Recommend riding up the road and down this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Son Of Middle Creek (2136) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,174 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,213 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,714 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,386 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,213 ft
  • Grade
    -5.351%
  • Grade max
    -42.693%
  • Grade min
    42.287%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    782 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:45
  • Avg reverse time
    01:10:52
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on Oct 18, 2022
Unknown
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)
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      Son Of Middle... Trail Reports

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      Oct 18, 2022 @ 3:18pm
      Oct 18, 2022
      Two trees down on the beginning (uphill) portion. Trail currently dry with decomposing leaves covering large portion of trail.
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 1:28pm
      Aug 12, 2022
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 4:07pm
      Jun 21, 2022
      reporter
      May 20, 2022 @ 12:20am
      May 20, 2022
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 7:09am
      Dec 2, 2021
      reporter Forest Service Winter Travel Management: Trails and Roads closed to bikes
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 17 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 270 rides
      • Last: Sep 29, 2020

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Garrettf22 (Oct 22, 2022 at 11:15)
      Couple of downed trees, otherwise still great.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      cambreen1 (Sep 27, 2021 at 12:46)
      Great mix of fast flowy sections and rocky technical bits. Great aspen ride. Would recommend.
      [Reply]





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